Roundup: DC Schools Head Departing, EdSec King Spars with Congress

Chancellor Kaya Henderson Says She’s Leaving D.C. Public Schools | WAMU 88.5

DC schools chief Kaya Henderson to step down: AP

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson to step down, leaving legacy of progress

Education secretary takes heat for pushing single rating of schools…

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Education Department Settles Civil Rights Complaints Over Accessible Websites — Education Week

NYC schools to add gifted programs to 4 minority districts

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Chicago Activists Ask Rauner’s Neighbors To Help Lobby For CPS Money…

For low-income kids, summer learning opportunities are hard to find…

Wyoming Schools Look for a Middle Way for Transgender Students – The New York Times

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Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at